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December 26, 2018 - January 31, 2019
Collection sites are: the parking lot at The Theatre in the Park in Shawnee Mission Park, with a separate entrance at 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee; the Heritage Park Marina parking lot, 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe; the north side of the parking lot at the marina at Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe; and new this year, Big Bull Creek Park, 20425 Sunflower Road, Edgerton.
Trees will be collected during regular winter park hours, which are 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., except at Shawnee Mission Park, which opens at 6 a.m. in the winter.
No yard waste will be accepted - only Christmas trees. Wrappers should be removed from the discarded trees as well as any remaining decorations; particularly "icicles" and decorations made from mylar, shiny plastic, or aluminum.
There is no charge for the disposal of trees and this program is open to anyone regardless of residency. For additional information, call Visitor Services at the JCPRD Administration Building in SMP at (913) 888-4713.
January 4, 2019, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Classroom
Come have fun when school is out! Explore history though crafts and projects, visit KidScape and the museum exhibits, play games, and enjoy down time. We provide one snack, bring a lunch and water bottle and dress for the weather - we will go outside if we can. We are open from 7:30-6, but you may drop off and pick up at any time. Call the museum’s reservation line with questions at 913-715-2570.
January 4, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum for Special Events
The Rockin’ Rob show is a completely interactive and educational musical kids’ show that promotes fun & education through the benefits of music and movement!
January 4, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events
Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.
January 4, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events
January 2, 2019, 8:00 AM - January 4, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)
LEGO® lovers will spend the week powering up their engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of borrowed LEGO®! Bring a water bottle and sack lunch.
Stem + The Force w/ LEGO® Materials
Enter a faraway galaxy and become magical knights tasked to guard the peace of the universe by building complex machines and structures.